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. the states in red are the states that cbs news projects will be carried by mitt romney. let's have a look at those quickly. the state of indiana cbs news projects will go to mitt romney and the state of kentucky cbs news projects will go to governor romney. and so far tonight we have projected president obama the winner of the state of vermont. that is all we have at the moment. all the other state state wheree polls have closed we simply don't have enough information yet to make a projection on those states. will barack obama get a second term? or will mitt romney become the 45th president? will the democrats be able to hold on to the senate or will the republicans take control? we're about to find out. it's election night on cbs. changes and i'm going to bring it to this country. >> the stock market has rebounded. our assembly lines are humming again. we are moving forward! >> i want more jobs! my priority is jobs, jobs, jobs! >> i don't want your vote because of what i have done, i want your vote because of what i'm going to do. >> this campaign is growing, the momentum is building. >>
they don't want. in the newsroom, cbs 5 news. >>> and you're looking at the live pictures from the picket lines of the service employees international union at oakland international airport. and just about an hour ago they kicked off a 24-hour strike. they plan to shut down the port of oakland tomorrow to protest what they call unfair labor practices and other disputes with port officials. >>> and this will not end at the airport tonight. union members and supporters will be back at the port tomorrow at 5:00 to begin picketing there again. >>> and now a little good news. a lot of oakland residence are working to change the city's image as dangerous and crime ridden. they say it's a great place to visit and do business. as they show us, they have hired one prominent local to help tourists feel the love. >> you have heard the story. oaklanders know them all by heart. >> a lot of the violence. the gang stuff. some of the drug wars. >> when i told my friends that they don't know anything about it and they live in oakland, they think of guns. >> a lot of the perceptions are just that. and they
are scheduled. sources who have seen the benghazi video talked to cbs news. the story ahead on the "cbs evening news with scott pelley" at 5:30. >>> well, it's the last dry day we are going to see for a while. chief meteorologist paul deanno in the weather center with more on the rain heading our way. it just rained on us right there! did you see this? >> it beat the actual rain by a couple of hours still sitting offshore. we could show you rain even when it's not. here's the rainfall sitting offshore. hi-def doppler the strongest radar in town can see what's 300 miles offshore. we showers moving toward the bay area. big area of low pressure once it gets here, it's going to hang out for about three or four days. you can see this huge counter clockwise swirl encroaching on northern california. let's go county by county for you. sonoma county farther north will see the most rain, 2." alameda about 1.5" and santa clara county including the city of san jos 1.25" of rain. we'll talk timing and talk about any dry times over the weekend that's coming up in a few short minutes. >> thank you. >>> he mur
good piece of news, no injury for anyone. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> something went wrong when a group took its nightly walk in the east bay hills. a hiker fell to his death on the uc-berkeley campus. the man's body was found on the edge of the campus. the 20-year-old man disappeared while walking with friends. they called 911 about 6:30 last night. university police found his body about 200 feet down the steep ravine. foul play is not suspected but the death is under investigation. >>> one of america's biggest cities is facing a serious safety problem. a shortage of police officers facing lower wages and benefits. more officers in san jose are now resigning. there are now less than 1,000 officers in the department available for full duty and just 583 officers are patrolling the streets in the steve in a city of 1 million people. >> you will be robbing peter to pay paul moving officers around. >> chuck reed says 44 men and women are going through the academy right now. those officers should be ready to hit the streets next june >>> and closing arguments are scheduled in martinez this
attack. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the military has suspended the security clearance for the woman at the center of the petreaus scandal. paula broadwell a former army intelligence officer who had high clearance. cbs news has learned the identity of the fbi agent who first brought the case to the bureau frederick humphries. he is a friend of florida socialite jill kelley. she went to him when she started getting harassing e- mails from broadwell. >>> in "your world this morning," three people are reported dead after a rocket attack on southern israel from the gaza strip. the attack on an apartment building comes after israel launched a military operation this week on gaza which is governed by the palestinian militant group hamas. the operation began after previous rocket attacks on israel. palestinian officials say president mahmoud abbas has cut short a trip to europe to deal with the crisis. >>> a new person has been named head of the communist party in china. the state news agency made the announcement this morning. he is the son of a party elder and has been china
? >> nancy cordes, cbs news erson is director john .ickerson is here. good morning. n> good morning, charlie. t what questions does the administration have to answer to >> satisfy the republican critics? > it's a good question. n a sense the administration feels they can never be stringing satisfied, that they're thatging this out. hat's happened is that they want questions answered. the cri critics of rice are no longer longer targeting rice for herself. targetingrgeting rice as a oroxy for the administration and y what ty what they want is what was the deal with security in benghazi? these calls for security at the oment when it was happening. who was in charge of security at of moment and also in the ftermath of the attack? differentcame out in different pieces. sas this the result of an effort to massage the story because we were in an election year or was alexandt the fog of the moment? >> that's great but ambassador rice was at the united nations, moment not at the state department. those questions should probably fall to the secretary of state go the secretary of state is undergoing a
space, but on the ground, it only takes one hit to matter. allen pizzey, cbs news, ashkelon, southern israel. >>> now the other side of gaza where residents are facing daily missile strikes that are getting deadlier by the day. charlie d'agata is live in gaza city. >> reporter: good morning to you, yes. all night long israeli fighter jets and avynavy warship continued a relentless attack. we were able to survey some of the damage driving around the city. there was police headquarters, two buildings that were completely leveled. we were also able to go to the hospital. we saw wounded, injured people on the way in. but we saw many more bodies leaving the hospitals on the way to the cemetery. it included some of the children that were hit in yesterday's air strike. now, the israelis will say they're hitting legitimate targets here, and they have hit legitimate targets here. but they're also hitting private residences, too. that's what's caused so much anger and despair and really hysteria in the scenes outside the hospital today. >> charlie d'agata in gaza city, thanks. >>> there's new p
it could take another week to get all the gas stations back up and running. ines ferre for cbs news, new york. >>> officials estimated that half of all the gas stations in the area are closed due to lack of power or because gas trucks are just not able to reach the stations to refill the tanks. >>> the airlines have resumed some service in and out of the northeast. the first flights landed in the bay area last night. one of the first to arrive was a united flight from jfk to sfo. passengers said it's been a stressful time in new york. >> i was staying at a hotel, the union square w. they took good care of us until the power went out. no cell phones, you couldn't call anyone. it was crazy. >> it was terrifying. we have a niece who works on wall street who takes the ferry, staten island ferry. there's no dock anymore. you see the roofs of trees everywhere. houses floating away. >> flights from the bay area have resumed departures to the east coast. >>> in politics, president obama will resume campaigning for re-election today after taking a few days off to manage federal response to the ea
in the northeast because of sandy. officials say they are working around the clock. teresa garcia, cbs news, rockaway beach, new york. >> the nor'easter has canceled hundreds of flights including dozens to and from sfo. be sure to call your airline if you have a flight to the east coast today. >>> cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help victims of hurricane sandy. you can donate this morning during our special telethon from 6 a.m. 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. to answer your calls. >> we need your help. some have lost homes, loved ones, no heat, no light. >> especially having to deal with this new storm. >> that's unbelievable. they get their power knocked out from the first storm and then get it restored and then snow. it's tough on the eastern seaboard. cold front overnight, so far dry but that will change. our hi-def doppler looking for rain can't find any just yet. but i think that will change as we head throughout the day today. we'll see some cold air on the back side of the front roll into the bay area. you can see some of that moisture up towards northern california right here just about
a change in the weather. but first, here is phil and ann. >> that is right. it is cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. the time is 8:59. i am phil matier. >> and i am anne makovec. we are glad you are starting your sunday here with us. we have a lot to to talk about in the next half hour, including the search for a new police chief in san jose. the department has been very embattled over the last few years, financial problems, low morale. >> and tension with city hall. >> we will hear from the city councilman what they want the hear from their next police chief. >> yes. and the no raising taxes and other things going on. >>> meanwhile, we have a top story right now. another lethal weekend and still unfolding on the streets of oakland. >> yes. shootings have left two people dead and search people hurt over a 24-hour period yesterday morning. an 18-year-old mother was found shot to death in her home in the fruitdale district and later a 19-year-old man was shot and killed on san pablo avenue. there were six fatal shootings since friday enforcement arrests have been made in these cases.
in maintaining peace. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the woman of who has taken a lot of heat in the aftermath of the benghazi attack is now defending herself. yeah. for weeks, u.n. ambassador susan rice has been attacked by senator john mccain for participating in what he described as a cover-up. >> this president and this administration have either been guilty of colossal incompetence or engaged in a cover-up. >> mccain says rice made misleading comments in the days immediately following the benghazi attack in libya. >>> rice is being considered for secretary of state. some republican senators have vowed to block her nomination. she spoke publicly about the controversy finally yesterday. >> when discussing the attacks against our facilities in benghazi, i relied solely and squarely on the information provided to me by the intelligence community. i made clear that the information was preliminary and that our investigations would give us the definitive answers. everyone, particularly the intelligence community, has worked in good faith to provide the best assessment based on t
to the white house this afternoon. bigad shaban, cbs news, chicago. >>> and here's a look at the popular vote at this point. president obama has slightly over 50%, almost 2.5 million more votes than romney. the republican challenger led much of the night but the president pulled ahead as more votes were tallied on the west coast. but, of course, it's the electoral vote that counts and that's where the president has a solid 303-206 edge. of course 270 electoral votes were needed to win. >>> here's a map of all the states. electoral votes in the blue states went to president obama, the red states are romney's. and once again, florida in the yellow there is the odd state out with the vote still too close to call. >>> it is 4733 now. governor brown with one of his political fights. voters passed his ballot measure calling for higher taxes prop 30. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec explains what prop 30 means for california taxpayers. good morning, anne. >>> reporter: this is probably the headliner in state politics, proposition 30. it was called very early this morning that prop 30 did pass. in the
and rocket launchers are ready to cross the border awaiting the command. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> and here's a look at some live pictures of gaza city now. the israeli air force briefly took control of hamas radio network warning people in gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama's southeast asian trip continues today after cambodia after a visit to burma. he is the first u.s. president to visit myanmar which has been make a transition to democracy after years of human rights abuses. he met with a long time advocate and spoke at a university, an event broadcast throughout the country. >> in my discussions here, our goal is to sustain the momentum for democracy. >> the president will attend an east asia summit tomorrow. >>> congress is calling for an investigation into who modified the cia's talking points about the deadly attack on a u.s. consulate in libya. senator dianne feinstein, who chairs the intelligence committee, said she wants to open an investigation. former cia director david petraeus testified friday that someone changed the agency's assessmen
into gaza. israeli officials say that's no bluff. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> in israel, a security guard at the u.s. embassy in tel aviv was slightly injured today when he was attacked by a man wielding a knife and axe. the suspect an israeli man has been detained. the motive is unknown but there is no indication it has anything to do with the conflict in gaza. >>> four men are under arrest in southern california in an alleged terror plot. the fbi says they conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and planned to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >>> a man whose watch set off a bomb scare at the oakland airport won't face charges. this is the watch of the man. he tried to take this past security checkpoints last thursday. the toggle switch, fuses and wires apparently raised some alarms there. obviously. deputies arrested 49-year-old jeffrey mcgann and evacuated the terminal. >
. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> many cities are looking to cut pension costs in light of budget problems one bay area city is looking to buck the trend. antioch leaders are considering increasing retirement benefits for future employees hired from other cities. the goal, to entice veteran police officers to come to the city. >> they are not going to want to come from a 3% [ indiscernible ] because it adds years until they get to retirement. >> tonight the city council will take up the idea of increasing pensions. >>> new rating system puts san francisco at the top of cities when it comes to protecting rights of the lgbt community. the human rights campaign gives san francisco, san diego, long beach and l.a. perfect 100 scores on the antidiscrimination efforts. other bay area cities ranked lower. vallejo had only a 52 out of 100. concord 64. richmond 65. and santa rosa came in at 59. >>> later today two city leaders who were assassinated 34 years ago will be remembered in san francisco. mayor george moscone and supervisor harvey m
heavily on u.s. aid. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> many journalists covering the conflict are caught in the middle. this is what cbs reporter charlie d'agata saw from his gaza city hotel early this morning. the israeli military launched dozens of air strikes. he tweeted that he and his colleagues are okay. >>> 5:09. the man who shot and killed two people at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza laughed while receiving his death sentence in court yesterday. a contra costa county jury contributed for two days before determining that nathan burris should receive the death penalty. during the trial he frequently mocked the victims' families. >> i can never forgive him. i hate him. and i'm glad they gave him the death penalty. >> burris will be back in court next month for the judges formal sentencing. >>> nurses are striking for a second day at 8 sutter hospitals in the bay area. the walkout involves 3300 nurses and hundreds of technicians. the key issues include staffing levels and whether nurses can have paid sick leave. a sutter spokesman says pay hikes would hurt the c
>>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> round two of the storm is just getting started. we're gonna pinpoint the areas that will get hit the hardest. good evening. i'm dana king. >> i'm allen martin. ken bastida has the night off. so let's get right to chief meteorologist paul deanno who is tracking the storm on cbs 5 hi-def doppler. >> we've been talking about this rainfall since thanksgiving. we've known it's been coming for about seven days. tonight, it's finally here. the heavy rainfall has arrived. now enveloping just about all of the bay area. check it out. from clear lake, south to cloverdale, napa, vacaville, all now getting a steady soaking rainfall. the 680 corridor, also tapping into the rain, all the way down the pleasanton. look at all that rain, due west of san francisco. san mateo, half moon bay, it will be pouring in the city within the hour. the heaviest rainfall still to the north. it's creeping to the south, though, and tomorrow is going to be a washout, wet all day, windy as well at times, with rough surf and a slight thunderstorm cha
encounter for cbs news' charlie d'agata coming up. >>> and we're live at sfo where it's expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the season. we'll give you some tips that could save you some extra time and some frustration. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, november 21st. i'm michelle griego. >>> bombs shatter the silence in the middle east. the conflict reaches a new level of violence as a bus explodes in tel aviv. >> we are in a battle to save lives. >> and world leaders scramble to reach a truce. >> the rocket attacks from terrorist organizations inside gaza on israeli cities and towns must end. >> wherever you're traveling, folks, be very, very careful this morning. >> as of right now there are no delays but obviously that could change with the weather. >> a thief caught on camera stealing food from the needy off a bay area porch. >> let's say that this lady messed with the wrong techie. >> powerful doctors group is recommending a major change to birth control. >> it could make it easier to get for those already taking it. >> from across the bay. >> shame on you! >> to around the world,
. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. so is former cia director david petraeus, meeting with members of congress this morning. >> he has agreed to answer questions about the attacks that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya and margaret brennan is at the u.s. capitol where closed door hearings are happening at an undisclosed underground location. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: david petraeus told intelligence committee members that the cia knew the assault on the u.s. mission in benghazi was a terrorist attack within the first 24 hours. he says the cia shared that information with the white house, the state department and other agencies. intell committee member congressman peter king told reporters following the hearing that this is a different story than what petraeus told the same committee just two days after the attack when it was described as a result of mob violence. >> general petraeus' testimony today was that from the start he had told us that this was a terrorist attack, that there
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in maintaining peace. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> two cars riddled with bullets on an east bay freeway shut down the freeway on a heavy commute night last night. they were found near seminary exit westbound 580 in oakland. there was no one in either car. police haven't found anyone related to the cars. the freeway shut down for two hours ars the police were investigating. >>> meanwhile oakland police are investigating a murder that happened about an hour later and a mile away. they were called to hilton street in east oakland about 9:0 last night. a male victim was shot at least once died at the scene. there's no suspect information this morning. >>> and people in the oakland hills neighborhood are taking high-tech crime-fighting to a whole 'nother level. >> there are the typical warning signs for criminals and security cameras, visible on porches of homes. but what's not visible is a co- op organized and funded by 90 neighbors. it includes hidden infrared cameras throughout the neighborhood. the man who created neighborhood guard says thousands of others have expressed interes
it is impossible to count the number of buildings destroyed. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >>> at least two people have died in this nasty crash in texas. another 100 people had to be sent to the hospital. sheriff's deputies say 140 cars and trucks collided in the fog on interstate 10 this morning. the crash includes 7 tractor- trailers some of them carrying hazardous materials. firefighters do say that the tanker trucks are not leaking. >>> a solved inmate will be the first one released under california's revised three strikes law. the voter-approved amendment requires a third strike to be a violent felony in order to mandate a life sentence. the 62-year-old man being released was serving 25 years to life for a third nonviolent offense. a judge reduced his sentence wednesday after 15 years in james. the inmate should be released in the next few days. >> criminals in san quentin can volunteer to join rehabilitation programs. tonight cbs reporter linda yee takes us inside the prison for a glimpse into one project that's having some impact. but the one catch? funding is always an issue. >
in maintaining peace. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> police are investigating a gun battle this shut down lanes of i-580 in oakland for hours. two cars were found riddled with bullets near the seminary exit last night. there was no one in either car and police haven't found anyone who may have been hurt. the freeway was closed for two hours for the police investigation. >>> meantime, a homicide not far from that shooting. officers were called to hilton street near seminary avenue at 9:30 last night. that's where they found a male victim who had been shot once. he was pronounced dead at the scene. there is no suspect information. >>> in other bay area headlines, the richmond city council is keeping a close eye on the richmond refinery. they want chevron to start over if the work isn't done properly the first time. >>> a stretch of san francisco's ocean beach is closed this morning. an overflow of rainwater and sewage prompted crews to block off a quarter mile of the northern most section of the beach and issue a no swimming alert. they will run tests to see how badly the beach was con
or not that was connected to the carbon monoxide leak. live in burlingame, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> new this morning, preparations under way to force san francisco's sheriff out of office. a group of women expected to announce next week that it plans to try to remove ross mirkarimi from office. they are encouraged by tuesday's defeat of one of the supervisors who voted to keep mirkarimi as sheriff. the group would have to collectician is the to put a recall on the ballot. they hope to do that by next june. >>> happening now, 100 people are getting free chicken sandwiches for an entire year from chik-fil-a in walnut creek. they had to work for it. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is there. i guess from small children to grandfathers they are all outside waiting, aren't they? >> reporter: frank, yes. it is quite the family event here this morning. if you look now, those first 100 are already going in. they have their coupons for their free chicken sandwiches for a year and they are coming in. basically, grand opening or kicking off the grand opening of this new chik-fil-a. actually i have one of those fir
catching new yorkers off guard. when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, a downtown apartment comple. cbs-5 reporter anne makovecs on scene w >>> we continue to following breaking news in palo alto. major police activity outside a downtown apartment complex. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is on the scene with the latest from palo alto. anne. >> reporter: it turns out a man had broken into a woman's apartment here behind me on high and hawthorne in palo alto. you can see they have it blocked off right now. they are still trying to collect evidence from this apartment. but right now, the man is still on the loose. this happened at 2:20 a.m. a woman woke up in her apartment and found that there was a man inside. the only description police can give us now that it was a male and that he was wearing dark clothes. so obviously they don't have a lot to go on as far as what they are looking for. so she screamed when she saw him and then he took off. he has not been seen since. they blocked off several roads around this neighborhood at around 2:30 this morning. they searched the area with a dog tryi
's arms. also, in new york, a man was arrested for pulling a gun when he tried to cut into a gas line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with the problems people there are facing. >> reporter: that gun pulling stunt puts you on edge em if you are in a gas line like many of us are. you know, every day the public officials hold news conferences to talk about what's being accomplished. a lot is being accomplished. for example, we have utility workers from around the country helping to restore power. but when you have people who have no heat, no power, people standing in gas lines, it's understandable that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is sti
because at daylight it could be a traffic problem. elissa harrington, cbs 5, fremont. >>> thank you. new this morning a fire gutting a nail salon at a strip mall in pleasant hill. and there are signs it was not an accident. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the scene to tell us why investigators are now calling this suspicious. cate. >> reporter: michelle, it's because of what they found when they first got here on scene and look, i want to show you right now, investigators are still here trying to figure out how it started. this is what firefighters saw when they first got here, a molotov cocktail or makeshift bomb. the investigator i spoke to says they aren't sure if that's what started this fire but right now he is looking through the rubble for more evidence. that investigator also said they were able to pinpoint where the fire started at this magic touch salon and he was earlier using a hydrocarbon detector to check for any accelerants in that area. again, it is what firefighters found when they first got here that is raising a few eyebrows. >> when firefighters first arrived, they
's later on cbs this morning. >> charlie rose joins us from new york in the big chair. good morning charlie. >> good morning frank and michelle. flights are delayed more often than amount others and we'll show you which five and how to avoid. and hollywood's biggest icon in need of aphis lift, a look at the massive facelift, that and more when we see you at 7. >> we have flight delays here at sfo, so. >> a lot of fog. >> have a good morning. thanks. >> speaking of fog, let's kick it over to brian to find out how long it's going to be stocked in here. >> another 120 minutes, frank. we're going to be looking at visibilities fairly low but not as much fog and clouds as we had yesterday. we have a dense fog alert posted until 9:00 this morning right through the central valley. visibility less than a quarter mile. concord 41 degrees. oakland at 52. there's a the golden gate bridge. livermore 40, sfo, it's 51 and delays of more than an hour headed out of sfo this morning. here's how looks in the eastern pacific. high pressure over the california coastline nudges east ward. as it does, it will ope
. >> thousands of miles away on "cbs this morning." >> from kabul, afghanistan -- happy thanksgiving! captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning" on this thanksgiving day. happy thanksgiving. norah o'donnell is off. we are waking up to good news out of the middle east. for the first time in more than a week the cease fire between israel and hamas held overnight and continues to hold at this hour. >> people in gaza and southern israel are leaving shelters and returning home after that week of air attacks across the border. hamas and its supporters inside gaza are claiming victory. charlie d'agata is in gaza city this morning. >> reporter: it's like being on a different planet in gaza city whole world away from what this place was like 24 hours ago. people are smiling, congratulating one another. we had to fight through traffic for the first time. and for the first time people here got a good night's sleep and woke up without the worry of israeli air strikes. palestinians by the thousands rallied in gaza city today in support of hamas and to cele
very hard to get things rolling here. live in san jose, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> warm that crowd up. thank you. >>> we are following some developing news right here in san francisco. a lightning strike causing some problems in the noe valley. the strike near a troops former has left dozens of people in the dark this morning. cbs reporter cate caugiran with more. >> reporter: good morning. they are installing a new transformer in this neighborhood but there's still a lot of work to go. pg&e says only 66 customers are still without electricity in the area. it's affecting customers near hoffman avenue, fountain street and grandview avenue. that lightning strike caused about 4 or 5 transformers to shut down. now, this outage started around 1:12 this morning and then a neighbor described just how powerful that lightning strike was. >> it was almost as if a bomb was going off. there was this huge crash and my husband and i both looked at each other and went, whoa, what was that? >> reporter: now you woke up and there's no -- >> we should have realized at the time because it was that loud
and no fuel in both new jersey and new york. >>> we are proud to announce that our parent company cbs corporation has contributed one million dollars to the american red cross, in addition cbs corporation will match any contributions made by its employees to any sandy-related relief effort by making an additional contribution to the american red cross. so everyone is doing their part to help out the east coast. >>> 6:07. let's look at weather. have to tell you my throat isn't working with me today but you brought me some hot water earlier and thank you. and cough drops. >> nice dry weather but we better get rid of it. >> please. >> we have big changes coming up. record-breaking heat likely by the afternoon today. this is going to be something else. already seeing the sun come upper earlier today. sunrise at 6:39 with the time change looking nice and clear over the bay. we are seeing patchy, dense fog in some of the north bay valleys so watch out for that. visibilities down to a quarter and half mile in the santa rosa and nap valleys. 50s and 40s in the area. by the afternoon record- b
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in the country. there are the numbers there. but the apparent defeat wasn't all bad news for prop 34 supporters. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran outside san quentin state prison with the encouraging signs some death penalty opponents are seeing because of this vote. cate, good morning. >>> reporter: that's because now people are actually talking about this. this is the first time -- well, prop 34 is the first time in three decades that voters were given a chance to decide whether or not to keep the death penalty. now, the measure would have replaced the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole and this would convert the death sentences of california's 727 death row inmates to life. this was a measure that was overlooked early on until about october when a surge of ads kick-started the conversation. supporters outspent opponents about 6.5 million compared to 320,000. supporters pushed this measure and said that it would save californians millions of dollars. >> but i also think it's important to know that we have had a robust discussion about the death penalty in this sta
. >>> we have breaking news. a violent kidnapping is in the north bay is under investigation right now. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in vallejo with the information she just got from police. >> reporter: they just handed me this press relief after we had been bugging them for more information on this crime that happened last night. this is hot off the press. right now, a 65-year-old woman was kidnapped at gunpoint at a shopping center last night at around 6:00. and that was on plaza drive in vallejo. the assailant was a 14-year-old according to police. police say he took her at gunpoint, got her into her minivan and forced her to drive for a couple of miles. and that is when they say he egregiously physically and sexually assaulted her, left her unconscious, duck taped in a ditch. in the meantime police say he placed a phone call to one of her family members asking for ransom. as that phone call was going on, passersby found the 65-year- old woman in the ditch, got her free and to t hospital. she is in the hospital expected to live. the 14-year-old was caught with some of her prop
't face any conflict of interest. that's after mirkarimi got into a fight with his wife on new year's eve and bruised her arm. now he is on probation for a misdemeanor. and coming up at 6:45, cbs 5 political insider phil matier will sit down with the sheriff for a one-on-one conversation. >>> the president of chico state has us is spended all greek activities -- suspended all greek activities on campus after a series of problems with underaged drinking, hazing and fights. the latest, the death of mason sumnicht who was pledging a fraternity. the university says he tried to take 21 shots for his 21st birthday. mason from the san diego area suffered brain damage and died yesterday. >> mason's loss has enabled me to provide a wake-up call for everyone. >> shutting down the greek system is shutting down philanthropic activities. >> eight years ago after the hazing death of a student from concord, the campus president warned students there would be no second chance. fraternities and sororities may be able to apply for reinstatement in the spring. >>> 5:38. neighborhood backlash is prompting a
'm frank mallicoat. we begin this hour with developing news in san francisco. a lightning strike near a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit or were actually shut down and that's what caused the outage. now, if you look at some video, you can see that crews are busy working. the challenge involved multiple transformers so pg&e had to count how many customers were connected to each transformer. back out live again, you see lots of crews
for kidnapping and murder even though her body hasn't been recovered. >>> new video of two suspects who kidnapped a woman and threw her in the back of her car. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in walnut creek this morning with that surveillance video. she joins us with more. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you know, police released this yesterday and they have gotten a lot of tips last night and overnight. but they still haven't made an arrest as far as we understand. so we want to show you these pictures one more time. it happened here at a business park in walnut creek. this is surveillance camera. the woman was tied up in the back of the car after about three hours kidnapped trying to get into her car at the business park they let her go in the oakland hills. here's the description police are trying to circulate right now. two white men in their early 20s, one 5'9", one is 5'11". the taller one may have been named david. they were calling him david in the car. the woman said he had broad shoulders and dark hair. the shorter one was possibly named aubrey and was possibly skinny. w
get used it that. >> thank you, norah o'donnell. the big show starts at 7:00. >>> a new apology from the teen sitcom star after his viral video shows his bashing the cbs program "two and a half men." >> if you watch "two and a half men," please stop watching "two and a half men." i'm on 2.5 men. i don't know to be on it. please stop filling your head with filth. >> how do you go back there? he said the sitcom doesn't mesh with his religious beliefs, 7th day adventist. he makes more than $300,000 an episode. in a statement, he says: >> kind of a pattern with that show. it seems to work. whatever. >> it's true. >>> 6:52. coming up, we are keeping an "eye on the storm" as the rain begins to hit the bay area. >> the rain will hit and the wind is also going to pick up here in the bay area. we'll tell you how this will affect your morning commute and what chp says the biggest mistake drivers make on the roads. this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ t
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